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Bug #11742 Escaping quotes gets out of hand
Submitted: 2001-06-27 11:12 UTC Modified: 2001-06-27 11:42 UTC
From: cheapsalsa at yahoo dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Output Control
PHP Version: 4.0.6 OS: Red Hat Linux 7.0 Standard
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2001-06-27 11:12 UTC] cheapsalsa at yahoo dot com
I have created a news program for my website using PHP
4.0.6.  When I need to edit the news, the program rewrites
the whole news file, whether a news story got edited or not.
 Sometimes I have to include quotes like ' or ".  The first
time I post the news they look like \' \" (with one
backslash).  After I edited the news a couple of times it
can get out of hand, and the quotes look like \\\\\\\\\\\\'
or \\\\\\\\\\\\" . This looks really bad.


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 [2001-06-27 11:42 UTC]
submitted twice.

 [2004-06-24 22:06 UTC] asif at bandxusa dot com
Try using the stripslashes function before placing the value back into the form...It should take care of your issue.

You're probably using mysql_escape_string...the stripslashes shoudl take care of it.
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